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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A small intertwined group of capillaries in the malpighian body.

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  • A glomerulus is a capillary tuft surrounded by Bowman's capsule in nephrons of the vertebrate kidney.
  • The glomerulus is a lobulated net-work of convoluted capillary bloodvessels, held together by scanty connective tissue.
  • Enteropneusta called the glomerulus, a vascular complex placed on either side of the anterior portion of the stomochord, projecting into the proboscis-coelom.
  • If you are speaking at the Society for Nephrology meeting, you probably don’t have to explain what a glomerulus is or convince them that its study is important for... for more
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